Iloilo City Events

Evelio Javier Day

Evelio Javier Day: Officially referred to as the Governor Evelio B. Javier Day, it is a special non-working public holiday commemorating the death anniversary of Evelio Javier, a politician assassinated during the reign of President Ferdinand Marcos. The public holiday is celebrated in the four provinces that comprise Panay Island – Antique, Capiz, Aklan, and… Continue reading Evelio Javier Day

Iloilo City Events

Feast of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria de Jaro

Feast of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria: February 02 is a day known to Ilonggos, especially to those residing in Jaro, Iloilo City. The Feast of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria de Jaro is celebrated every February 2nd of the year. The Feast of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria de Jaro, also known as Our… Continue reading Feast of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria de Jaro

Iloilo City Events

Iloilo Chinese New Year

Iloilo Chinese New Year: Chinese New Year is always celebrated in the City of Love. Officially known as the ‘Chinese New Year’, it is a festival celebrating the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese and East Asian countries, the festival is referred to as the ‘Spring Festival’ – starting… Continue reading Iloilo Chinese New Year

Iloilo City Events

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival

Iloilo Dinagyang Festival: the Ilonggo cityscape, the deafening sound of drums, the cajoling of street dancers, and the deluge of people from different countries around the globe, all as one to celebrate Señor Santo Niño, the child Jesus. Iloilo Dinagyang Festival History The sought-after Iloilo Dinagyang Festival is held every fourth of January every year.… Continue reading Iloilo Dinagyang Festival

Iloilo City Events

Iloilo Charter Day

Aside from an Iloilo City Hall initiated parade and a celebrated ‘no classes’ day, what is Iloilo Charter Day to be exact? To start with, a 'Charter' defined, “is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified.” To continue on with… Continue reading Iloilo Charter Day